Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Historically not sold in the commerce. Only available at Auberge de Poteaupré, Chimay, Belgium, as "Speciale De Poteaupré". This beer is usually reserved for the use of the Chimay Trappists.

Since June 2007 on draught at Poteaupré.

Since 2013 also available on tap in the UK and in 50 bars in Italy (under the name Club Chimay Dorée).

imaragingbull's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - APR 11, 2014
Pours cloudy yellow gold with well retained off white tight foamy head. Aromas of grains crackers breach yeast and herbal noble hops. Medium light chewy body, bready doughy yeast character. Finishing lightly sweet mostly dry refreshing lingering crackers light bitterness and mineral tonic water like ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4479) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
(bottle) hazy pale golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of talcum powder and dandelions, with big notes of floral hops, hazelnuts and earth. flavour is mostly the same, dandelions, floral hops and black pepper, with a hint of yeast and some blackcurrants. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1298) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle from Beaumont market in Portland. Colour...golden-blond with a thin ecru head. Nose...very floral with jasmine notes and hints of yeast. Palate...spicy, yeasty and fruity with a semi dry feel and notes of yeast and Corlets. The finish is long and spicy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AGCostaNeves (64) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - APR 25, 2015
330 ml of this Trappist poured into its proprietary Cup. Liquid Gold dark and average turbidity body. Your cream is white, dense, very consistent and very permanent in tulip Trappist. Good lacing. The aroma is delicious and brings orange zest, lemon, pineapple, coriander, light yeast, white peppers and powerful Flower Herbs. Incidentally, the aroma has a peculiar sweetness reminiscent of floral nectar. A delight. Taste begins with a sweet malt and will embodying to acquire a floral and fruity taste in the middle dating back some flavors of cereals, nuts, pear. Closing the flavor comes a moderate herbal bitter with a strong presence of lemon grass. All this is properly seasoned with beautiful condiments. The afertaste is bitter slightly spicy, dry mouth and prepares for the next sip. Beer very well balanced with an excellent malt being the central pillar of this beautiful drink that supports wisely the rich flavors citrus and floral. A beer with strong drinkability with mild and respectable body. A great drink!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10301) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours gold. Nose/taste of spice, toast grain, straw and yeasty apple. Lighter medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2166) - Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2015
Hazy golden color; Medium body; Aroma of yeast, floral, & some citrus zest; Flavor of malt, yeast, hops, citrus, and some pepper/spice; Not too exciting - but solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4904) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2015
Very nice, and great to try the elusive entry of my early favorite beer. Lots pod hay and straw here. Pours hazy golden with good head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Very easy to drink, a good way to encourage the good monks. Tap at pizza paradiso Dupont.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Case (293) - GERMANY - APR 10, 2015
Pours cloudy orange with small white head. Aroma is coriander, citrus, light sweetness. Taste is light, refreshing and crisp with citrus fruit, bread, light spicyness. Decent ale, in any case good to finally have this available commercially.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
venom666 (509) - Elche, SPAIN - APR 10, 2015
Hezy golden color with medium white off-head. Aroma is yeasty and fruity, with green apple predominating and a spicy background. Taste follows the aroma, with yeasty and apple notes and also spices. Sweet finish. Not the best beer from Chimay, but good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2771) - Husum, DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
Flaske: Orange uklar let grumset øl med et flot skumhoved. Frisk duft af chimay gær og let humlet. Meget zing i smagen der trods den lille alkoholprocent stadig er klassisk chimay. Superlækker lille øl.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14763) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2015
Draft courtesy of staff at Paradiso Dupont. Hazy to cloudy pale yellow color. Aroma of lightly spiced bubblegum. Taste has very slightly sour citrus, fresh hay, pepper and spice, straw. Has elements of a witbier. Very nice.

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